Series 6 Episode 2

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EPISODE NAME:

Awesome Alfred the Great

SUMMARY:

A special episode about King Alfred the Great, starring Tom Rosenthal. Watch Alfred argue with his older brothers then defeat the Vikings using his cunning hit-and-run tactics, summoning the spirit of Ed Sheeran. Meanwhile, across the world, Ant and Dec host a very special Chinese edition of I’m A Celebrity, and the Egyptians tell us how healthcare should really be done. With of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!


ORIGINAL AIRDATE:

Monday 25th May 2015


SKETCHES:

CLICK ON THE GREEN LINKS TO WATCH THE VIDEO

CLICK ON THE BLACK LINKS TO VIEW THE SKETCH PAGE

Horrible Histories Series 6 Episode 2- Awesome Alfred the Great title screen

The Saxons: Meet the 4 brave brothers, with addition to their youngest, weakest but most knowledgeable brother Alfred-he, however, manages to live longer than most of them do! (Television series trailer)

Aethelred, Alfred’s brother, makes sure he wins against the Vikings by praying-but is that the most helpful tactic?

A local business lady gets confused with the new form of language: sarcasm

SONG: I’m Out of Town: He fought the Vikings and grew up to be a great warrior and King-but of all the great things he did, he never burnt the cakes!

“I’m a Chinese Celebrity Get Me Outta Here!”: Emperor Wu Zeitan easily passes the Bushtucker trial, with many of her national food favourites

“Who do I wish I was?”:  Welsh monk Asser helps King Alfred discover his family History… and helps even more to make things up!

Historical Shopping Channel: Saxon Hour: King Alfred guest stars with two of his own products-which aren’t for killing Viking

Kings we get from the Saxon era: Alfred had a pretty great name, but not all the Kings of the era did

Horrible Histories Health Direct: Some strange Saxon advice doesn’t prove helpful… no wonder why!

Histories Craziest Fools: Judge Pope Stephen VI: This judge takes a skeleton to court and sees right through him!

England’s great school’s, army, villages and many other great things are not quite the talk of Europe as King Alfred discovers-it’s much more personal!

Chatty Deaths: King Alfred: Earning the title ‘Great’ pleases Alfred, but the stories of the cakes don’t!


SONG:

I’m Out of Town (Parody of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Lego House’)


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